October 11, 1934 – July 23, 2021
Rita Rosengarden, nee Latker, 86, passed away on July 23, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Fred; devoted mother of Lynda Berg, Maureen (Carter) Olson, Deborah Waldeck (Michael Sterling), Leigh Copeland, and David (Shirley) Copeland; devoted step-mother to Pam Hart, Jeff Rosengarden, and the late Scott Rosengarden; cherished grandmother of Sarah (Josh) Doyle, Jennessa (Saqib) Tabba, Matthew Olson (Melena Amezquita-Olson), Ian Berg (Kenny Long), Lea Copeland, Max Copeland, Ben Rosengarden, Danny Rosengarden, Sam Rosengarden, Ethan Rosengarden, Meg Hart, David Rosengarden, Jason Rosengarden, Casey Jogerst, Michael Rosengarden, and the late Tim Hart; proud great-grandmother of Ayla Doyle and Olivia Olson; dear sister to the late Norman (late Carol) Latker and Alex (late Shari) Latker; caring aunt of many.
Dedicated teacher to many, many children at Ramona School in Wilmette.
Due to Covid risk, funeral services and shiva will be private. Funeral will be live streamed on the Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home facebook page at 10:00 am CST on Monday, August 2.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.
Monday, August 2, 2021
August 1, 2021
With my deepest sympathy for the family of Rita. I met her several years ago while she was in Denver visiting Leigh. She was such a warm and wonderful soul. I know your hearts are broken. With love and grief. Deb Murphey (Denver)